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Earth Moves: The Furnishing of Territories
Earth Moves, Bernard Cache's first major work, conceptualizes a series of architectural images as vehicles for two important developments. First, he offers a new understanding of the architectural image itself. Following Gilles Deleuze and Henri Bergson, he develops an account of the image that is nonrepresentational and constructive--images as constituents of a primary, i ...more
Paperback, 175 pages
Published October 5th 1995 by Mit Press
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I had heard so much about this book that I didn't know what to expect. I was familiar with the MIT architecture writing series and as a matter of fact the books by Rajchman were my favourite during my studies. I mention Rajchman because he refers a lot to Cache. The interesting thing about Earth moves is the schematic/diagramatic way that Cache approaches his subject which is quite difficult to tackle. I was really interested in his way of approaching context and geography though sometimes diagr ...more
Good mental workout: felt all mental melty psychelic world collapsy as various thoughts on space, time, bodies, film all fell into one another. I lost interest by the end, didn't read every chapter, but the parts I grooved on I grooved on a lot! Thanks, Gretchen, for recommending this!